First Model S in Mississippi.

First Model S in Mississippi.

A Model S was registered in Jackson, Mississippi thus complete the Tesla sale in all 50 states according to a Mercury News story.

jai9001 | January 29, 2014

You have the link

How do they keep track of these things?

Al1 | February 1, 2014

Cool map. It also gives a hint of the busiest possible trips for Tesla owners.

There are states gravitating to California and expansion there would make much sense.

On a bigger scheme of things connecting the green states between each other may make much sense.

To that end Texas - Illinois - Florida triangle seems to be the most promising one.

EJH | February 1, 2014

I suspect that the reason Model S's have not shown up in Mississippi is the fact that Mississippi has the highest percentage of consumers with sub-prime credit scores (69.1%)

Think about that one for a while.

Bighorn | February 1, 2014

I think there's also a positive correlation with IQ and Tesla ownership.

carlk | February 1, 2014

Or perhaps one of the two people in that state who do not get all the info of EV from Fox News bought the MS.

jai9001 | February 1, 2014

As someone who lives 20 minutes from the northern Mississippi border, I can say that it is a tough state to own an EV.

Its quite rural and spread out with no charging infrastructure at all. The state is predominantly poor and has less than 3 million residents.

Unfortunately, it is an important thoroughfare to get from Texas to Nashville, New Orleans, Florida, etc. Therefore, its going to need some supercharger love. | February 1, 2014

Looks like MS-the-state will be getting some Supercharger love along the Gulf this year.

Meanwhile, will the Tesla accessory store commemorate 50-state ownership by offering gun racks, spit cups and white-sheet seat covers?

hrbmd22 | February 22, 2014

To jai9001: I live in Germantown and just ordered a Model S. Is it possible for me to meet you somewhere to actually see the car? Thanks. hrbmd22 at

sagebrushnw | February 22, 2014

@ carlk
@ Pettifogger

Were the rude and unwelcomed comments necessary?

Brian H | February 24, 2014

For some, shuffling their decks of stereotypes substitutes for thought.